Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-223) and index.
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Preface to the Memorial Edition by Frank E. Egler, March, 1990.
Additional References by Glenn D. Dreyer.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Dedication - v.
Preface - vii.
Preface to the Memorial Edition - viii.
Table of Contents - xi.
Illustrations - xiii.
Prologue: Five Modes of Landscape Appreciation - 1.
The Wilderness as a Landscape - 3.
The Rural Landscape - 4.
The Herbicide-Sculpted Landscape - 5.
The Occidental Landscape Garden - 6.
Perspectives: Revolution in Land-Use; Horticulture; The Gardening Addict; The Lawn; The Hardy Flower; Plant Ecology: The Ecology Devotee; Vegetation Management; Naturalistic Landscaping; Botany; Physiognomic Vegetation Types; Life History of a Plant; Tools of Management - 9.
The Art of Eliminating Plants - 35.
Planning the Landscape - 38.
Kinds of Elimination Techniques - 48.
Three Special Situations - 71.
The Art of Perpetuating the Landscape - 77.
Vegetation Development - 79.
Behavior of Communities - 87.
Behavior of Species - 90.
Maintenance Procedures - 95.
The Art of Adding and Aiding Plants - 100.
The Art of Adding Plants - 102.
The Art of Aiding Plants - 108.
Systematic List of Herbaceous Plants, together with certain critical species suitable for northeastern United States and similar parts of the world - 119.
References - 222.
Index to Plants - 224.
Biographical Sketch - 231.